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, gaza will be a quiet place. >> reporter: america is poised to help both sides. the obama administration says it will ask congress to increase funding for israel's defense system that helped intercept 80% of hamas rockets. and american tax dollars also provide assistance to the u.n. organizations that support the palestinians. with egypt as mediator, both sides are trying to negotiate a more permanent agreement. israel wants to end weapons smuggling at the gaza. hamas wants to end a five-year border blockade. >>> thanksgiving warning turned into a nightmare for hundreds of people caught up in a major pileup in texas. more than 140 cars and trucks lay twisted and broken. the huge crash happened as holiday travelers tried to navigate through dense fog. drivers could do little to get out of the way. >> i just grabbed my kids, pulled them out of the car and ran. that's all i could do. >> at least two people died and more than 80 were hurt, several critically. and rescue crews credit many drivers for helping each others while first responders were overwhelmed. >>> police in berkeley are hopin
america. he need a champion. that teacher who is in an overcrowded classroom, digging into our own pocket for school supplies -- her own pocket for school supplies, not getting the support she needs, but knowing every day she is a touching that one child. she needs a champion. all those kids in inner-city and small farm towns, the valleys of ohio, and these rolling virginia hills, kids dreaming of becoming scientists or doctors or diplomats or businessmen or even of president, they need a champion in washington because they do not have lobbyists. the future never has lobbyists. but it is the dreams of those children that will be are saving grace. that's why i need you, virginia. to make sure their voices are heard. to make sure your voices are heard. we have come too far to turn back now. ur've come too far to let o hearts grow fainter. now is the time to keep pushing forward. educate all our kids, train our workers, create new jobs, rebuild the infrastructure, discover new sources of energy, grow our middle class, restore our democracy and make sure that no matter who you are, but no mat
know in our hearts, for the-america the best is yet to come. >> good morning i am james fletcher president obama winning the vote last night. >> good morning i annie hong. he went a for more your bid. it was a tight race. >> before he gets back to work this morning early this morning he took some time to celebrate his victory with his supporters right here in chicago. >> (cheers & applause) an identified crowd greeted president barack obamas early wednesday morning. he says he is ready for more years. >> and your struggles five return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do and the future that lies ahead. >> his reelection comes after a nail biting night of returns the president defended his home turf in one of several critical swing states including ohio pushing him over the 270 electorial vote marks. >> i want to thank every american that persist in this election. >> he had been in state statistical dead heat with challenger mitt romney who conceded the race was the morning. >> in the weeks ahead i look for to sitting down ag
in our hearts for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> the voters speak. huge victory for president obama. >> winning pretty much all of the key battleground states, including ohio. >> we are not as divided as our politics suggest. we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> the crowd here in chicago is going bananas. >> there is just this sense of deflation and defeat in this room. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation chose another leader. >> the president has been re-elected, but nobody's put the stamp of approval on his program. >> the republicans have maintained control of the house of representatives. the democrats will still be in charge of the senate. >> it's now whether president obama decides to come into office, use this victory as an opportunity to make compromises with the republicans. >> apparently, all he those do is show up in a nice suit, give them free health care, save the auto industry
at the convention was i believe we showed america -- one of the highlights at the convention was we showed america that we are diversifying. we have great enthusiasm, visionary people on our team like susanna martinez, governor haley and senator rubio. i know we just came through a very tough election but i am extremely optimistic about our feature. we are just about two years in office and i am proud of the progress we have made. i know we still have a lot of work to do. we have had tremendous capital investment in our state. google just announced another $200 million investment yesterday. we have restored stability back into state government in iowa has a robust and diverse work force. with over 500138 attendees iowa is on the move with fresh and new faces. we remain committed to providing a business climate that fosters new business, and addition in gives our loyal business is the stability they need to grow and expand. iowa's economy cannot be where it is today without the tough choices and leadership of governor brandstad. havepw many of you here heard me say that governor brandstad was the r
'm returning to america what america's given to me. >>reporter: a native of germany was 50 when he says they threw his father into a concentration camp for opposing hitler. months later a commander let the whole family escape. >> we were very depressed and sad that the germany which we loved was turning against us. >>reporter: the family fled to camps and scraped by after japan invaded china. >> we did whatever we could do to make a living. >>reporter: after nearly a decade he boarded a ship to the u.s. with a heart of hope. >> here was america. i knew home and the future before me. >>reporter: he started with nothing, but studied business at san francisco state university, opened up his own restaurant. it would become the square. he ran the restaurant for 26 years living the american dream. >> my heart is so full of love and care and gratitude to america for having let me in the country in the first place, and giving me the opportunity. >>reporter: when he considered the legacy gift, his wife, valerie, a nurse, suggested the nursing program at dominican where he's a trustee. he's expre
said when the gap back to america he would train slaves that they would become could citizens and free people of the united states. but when he got back things changed. >> welcome to the 303rd annual american book awards co-sponsored by the columbus foundation. we chose the name to indicate as far as we know know, there have been 30,000 years of steroid -- storytelling. so the border directors are john d. macarthur and the but finally the lawyer for the state of california. this event it is being co-sponsored we'll acknowledge their generosity to bring s to the historic room. we want to welcome richard hudson to greet you and it is professor of marriages and a member of the faculty of american studies and interdisciplinary program. he came to the uc berkeley english department 1964 although he continues teaching and tell this but he it is now president of the west literature association. and that the berkley's annual conference in october and then he said the buck with that. [laughter] >> i basically want to say one word. you happen to be in this tool room of the english department. i'
they put him under tremendous pressure and kept asking him, when is america going to free the slaves? so he began making promises that emancipation was really just around the corner. it was imminent. we were waiting for opinions are ripened. none of this was really true, but it was in our interest ran to say that. oddly enough jefferson really did those are some of this radical feeling over there in france. before he left he's set down a plan and told people about it. he told thomas paine, william short, number of other abolitionists over there. .. >> we want to welcome everybody -- we want to welcome everybody to the 33rd annual american book awards sponsored by the four columbus foundation. we choose the name to indicate that as far as we know there's been 30,000 years of storytelling in north america. so the members of our board of directors are john macarthur fellow, recipient of the presidential medal. the current chancellor of the academy of american poets and finally, the current lawyer for the state of california. this will be cosponsored by the english department
ever. >> good morning, america! >>> you got that good morning, america, from the dancing champs. they arrived here moments ago, after flying all night long. we're going to have the big afterparty coming up this morning. >>> and everyone, also this morning, all revved up about the powerball. so much excitement about that $500 million jackpot. there we see suzanne vega right there. i'll bet robin has a couple tickets at home. and amy robach, we've all seen your tickets. >> does everybody here have tickets? >> we're in. >> we'll let you know how that works out for us on thursday. >>> also, we have plenty of news as well. that big battle on capitol hill, over who will replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. we have abc's martha raddatz here to weigh in on it. >> you see u.n. ambassador susan rice right there. she had a tough day on capitol hill yesterday. >>> also coming up, our exclusive one-on-one. the no-holds-barred interview with brat pitt. what he has to say about turning 50 and bringing up the kids with angelina. >>> and we begin with the major storms let to hit the we
and issues whethert is health care or pay. >> they are choosing america's holiday season to get their message across and get their employers on the spot. you think that turns the sentiment against the unions. nit is not the best pr strategy. if i put my historian hat on here a bit. work is more hexploited in tough times. it is it the rise of the unions and the port problem as it were. they wereiolating the californiatate laws. we are talking about the union and so far. this is it a problem. njohnathon wayne mentioned the port of oakland and six percent of all u.s. goods. that is the union's point to cause disruption and hurt the economy. and i tell you, they have every right to strike but the employers have the right to kick the ass to the curve. a job is a mutually agreeable trade. employers offering a job and if they don't like hit the brickings. >> do you tnk it is bad for the economy over all. we are in a fiscal cliff and rough waters here and now this to deal with? >> i think it could be bad for the econom they have the merchandise and this is not going to affect thanksgiving shopping se
it here in america. [applause] these -- >> these are the kinds of words that inspired his voters. celebrations went on through the night. obama's supporters could not contain their joy. what made the difference was that obama won in the most populous states and managed to secure a greater margin than expected in the swing states. the the final tallies are not yet in, the world has already congratulated him on his victory, but it was a bitter disappointment for the republicans. they have to wait four more years for their next shot at the white house. mitt romney took some time to take in the results, but he was gallant in defeat. >> this is a time of great challenges for america, and i pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation. >> obama supporters chanted and danced with joy, pinning their hopes and dreams on four more years of the president. it is now up to him not to disappoint them. >> our washington bureau chief joins us now. obama stays in the white house. republicans retain the house of representatives. democrats maintain their majority in the senate.
. >>> good morning, america. this is the big one. millions of us packing up, heading to planes, trains, and cars today. the estimate is more than 43 million people will be on the move. it is shaping up to be the craziest travel day of the year. we're all over it this morning. happy day before thanksgiving to robin at home. great to have elizabeth vargas back. >> great to be here. i'm feeling lucky to be here and not being out there on the roads. take a look at this. this is the stevenson expressway. in my oel old hometown of chicago. where the fog is already creating travel problems. and that's the home to o'hare airport. one of the busiest in the nation. also, on the new jersey turnpike, where things are getting started. already bumper-to-bumper traffic. >>> here we go. and there's always turkey. and always bargains. usually, you have to wait until thursday or friday. we're going to reveal the latest on the most incredible deals happening right now, earlier than ever. we have them all for you. >>> let's get right to josh with the breaking news from israel. >> indeed. the bus bombing t
: yes, one of the busiest target stores in the 10th largest city in america. all about keeping them safe. at the same time, boosting sales. for us, it's a lesson in retail science. >> they only let in groups of 30 people at a time. just like the metering ramp on the onramp to freeway rush hour. and they also used shopping carts to block off the aisle, accomplishing two things. and it also forced those people to walk past the sale items strategically placed. they would likely grab them and then toss them in the shopping cart. hot items were a 15-inch flat screen lcd for $350. sony ps3 and an xbox for $200 a piece. we caught up with the first people in line who had second thoughts about the madness of black thursday shopping. >> let me ask, was it worth it? >> not really. i would never do it again. >> why not? >> because i could probably get this deal online a lot faster and i don't have to deal with the crowd. >> reporter: you are learning a valuable black friday lesson? >> yes, i am. >> reporter: surprisingly the first person in line started waiting at 5:30 tonight. and then left the dir
on "good morning america." >>> good wednesday morning many coming up here, why is this woman, carrying a sign proclaiming herself to be an idiot? what if i told you it was punishment for a traffic violation. we'll tell you about it, how people are reacting a story you first heard about here on "good morning america" which is screen, because it is next, right here on "good morning america." >> that comes up in 14 minutes. right now this story. governor brown plans to appear this morning at a uc regents meeting in san francisco to urge officials to control costs and avoid another fee hike for students. regented -- regented shelves proposed hike vote for now. yesterday yesterday a panel decided to postpone a fee increase. brown says both systems have to keep a lid on costs a week after voters approved prop 30. >>> crab season opens today we should expect to shell out a little more this year. fishermen struck a victory when wholesalers agreed to their asking price of $3 per pound, a different course than the two sides have followed in the past two years by haggling for weeks and delaying t
>>> good morning, america. developing now, a new storm watch for the east coast already reeling from sandy. as temperatures plummet to below freezing in the storm zone. now all eyes on a nor'easter this week. sam is here with the up to the minute details. >>> dead heat. the last 24 hours of the most intense and expensive campaign in history. mitt romney and barack obama campaign around the clock. right up to the final votes. our bottom line on where the race stands rite now. >>> deadly accident at the zoo. a toddler falls 14 feet into a secured area with a pack of wild african dogs, as zookeepers race to fend them off, how did the 2-year-old end up falling into the dangerous den? ♪ give a little bit give a little bit of your love to me ♪ >>> and this morning, after the perfect storm. a powerful response. ♪ give a little bit >> america reaches out to the millions rebuilding their lives. ♪ how you can make a difference. join our entire abc family for a day of hope, a day of renewal, a day of giving. it begins right now, right here, on "gma"! ♪ give a little bit give a li
. >> we did this to get in the business of freeing america from your phonies and cronies that currently dominate the political establish mefnlt. >> reporter: ramsey is a libertarian who believes in lower taxes, less government spending, and more civil liberties. when ron paul dropped out of the presidential race, ramsey looked for new outlet for his political energy. >> well, superpac, you're able to facilitate a conversation, able to provide voters access to information. >> i'm tim bishop. how are you. >> reporter: democrat tim bishop, five-term new york congressman was the target of another small superpac created to remove him from office. >> big hearts beat big checks every day of the week. >> reporter: bishop was hit by $1 million in negative ads and direct mail from prosperity first. $750,000 came from one constituent, hedge fund manager robert mercer. mercer declined to answer questions, but bishop believes he might have been motivated by bishop's vote for new financial industry regulation. >> what it was designed to do is to fix some of the systemic problems that resulted in the
>>> good morning, america. this morning, jubilation. and cancellation. dancing in the streets, as the lights go back on in lower manhattan. but millions are still in the dark, as a new storm is moving in and a gas crisis is creating widespread fury and frustration. >>> meanwhile, the race is off. the largest marathon in the world, called off at the last minute, after an uproar from angry residents, including people who lost everything. this morning, we have exclusive access to the first responders, working around-the-clock missions to help those victims. >>> final sprint. with just three days left until election day, president obama and mitt romney look for every last vote in the battleground states. we'll tell you their last-minute strategies. >>> and jackpot. what to do with 20 million bucks in lottery winnings you didn't know you had. >> it's getting crazier. and i can't stop crying. >> wait until you see her reaction when she realized she was sitting on a fortune. >>> good morning, everybody. so great to be back with you and with the entire team here after what has been a
>>> good morning, america. brand-new developments in the cia sex scandal. we meet the family friend who blew the whistle on the affair that brought down director david petraeus. she got e-mail so threatening she went to the fbi. new details of the high-profile mistress at the center of the case. >>> caught on tape. the deadly blast destroying an entire neighborhood. ripping through homes. people scrambling to escape. investigators racing to figure out what caused the explosion before it happens again. >>> water world. unbelievable new pictures of the entire city of venice under water. tourists and residents battling rising seas, at least waist high. three quarters of one of the world's most famous landmarks impacted right now. >>> the crews are in it! >> road rage, a massive fight breaks out at the races after a battle on the track. watch this, nascar legend jeff gordon deliberately rams right into a driver. the drivers running after each other, breaking into a fist fight. >>> and good morning on this veterans day. robin is recovering. of course, her father, one of the many veterans
of america at 38th and balboa 7th. he handed the teller a note saying he was armed he got $1700 in cash. authorities say they used fingerprints on the note and bank surveillance to identify tongue >> starting tonight san jose leaders holding meetings to get public input on choosing the city's next police chief. chief moore announced he will retire the end of january search is on for a replacement. the first meeting starts tonight at :30 at berryessa community center, others will be health over the next two weeks at various community centers in san jose. >>> outgoing christina 0 log give says she is -- looking forward to a quieter live. she will focus on finishing work on a psychology degree. the mayor her to the have adviser's seat vacated by mirkarimi when he was elected sheriff she was one of four who voted to mirkarimi his job back that outraged anti-domestic violence advocates who campaigned against her. >>> look outside, we'll tell you what we've been telling you all morning. it is foggy many >>> here's a look above the fog view from mount tamalpais, the -- 2500 feet, deck of low c
>>> good morning, america. and happening now, a new storm threat for the east coast next week, as temperatures plunge to near-freezing in the disaster zone. >>> desperation growing. no heat, no power, sending these people into dumpsters for food in downtown new york. >>> running on empty. the massive gas shortage reaches a new crisis point, as fist fights erupt and guns are pulled at the pump. >> i have no power at home. i can't get gas. and i'm waiting over three hours. what's wrong with this country? >> fuel running out for ambulances and police, taxis, threatening to tear apart the recovery. >>> mystery winner. the mom who scored the $23 million golden ticket and didn't know it until her daughter spotted her picture on tv. where she found the ticket at the very last minute. ♪ let's hear it for new jersey >>> the stars rise up for sandy survivors. emotional tributes by country stars last night at the cmas. and the heart-wrenching moments on stage from the boss with his famous song. his message for all the victims of the storm. ♪ rise up come on, rise up >>> good morning,
accepts another term.. and e again promises america.. ch. >>> despite all the frustrations of washington, i have never been more hopeful about our future. >> president obama accepts another term and once again promises america change. good afternoon, i'm frank mallicoat. as the president wins another four years in the white house, wall street is reacting not in a good way either. the dow is tanking today. jason brooks with kcbs and joins us now and is it all politics or is business at play as well, jason? >> reporter: we have a number of issues sinking the stock market today. it's one of the worst days for the market in 2012. there are election issues at play, as well. we have sectors that are under pressure from regulatory concerns, namely financial, also energy. but then i have healthcare sector doing well since romney won't be able to invalidate obamacare. there is the looming fiscal crisis and the partisanship that's prevailing up until this election, worries that congress and the white house won't be able to solve that looming fiscal crisis. but anoth
: good morning. some stunning numbers in this study. it's a part of america. a new study looked at emergency room data across the country to determine how many kids are getting injured in how many inflatable bouncers. >> oh, my gosh. oh, my gosh! >> reporter: watch as this inflatable slide goes airborne. there's children inside, then crashes down on a crowd. >> i couldn't even get up. i fell so hard. >> reporter: 13 people were injured, including children. the most serious cases typically from bounce houses that weren't tied down. take a look at this house that flipped due to strong winds and wraps around a pole. it's just the kind of startling videos the thors authors of a new report about these inflatable amusements want parents to consider. researchers say from 1990 to 2010, more than 64,000 children were sent to the e.r. due to injuries of these air-filled playhouses. last year, the study, the average of 31 children were hurt each day. most of the injuries came from children falling down or running into each other, resulting most often in broken bones and sprains to the arms
of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> the president and his family spent the night in chicago. they will return to the white house though this afternoon. there was also a very large receive brace filled with chants and cheers at sprawl plaza. for many students in the crowd they are excited this is their first time to vote. >> it's been a long time waiting. it was a really long line. and it took awhile to get through there. you feel like you did something. it's definitely worth it. >> cal campus residents hall posted polling stations. students in berkeley were still in line to vote though after the polls closed at 8:00 p.m.. >>> time now 5:03. as you heard mitt romney lost his bid to become president but during his concession speech, he urged the nation's leader reach across the aisle and work together. the former massachusetts governor made that concession speech just after midnight after he called president obama and congratulating him on his victory. romney told the supporters he and running mate paul ryan gave everything they had to
america in santa clara the second annual global winter wonderland is underway. lights, lanterns and lasers highlight the display. they also have face painters, jugglers, fire dancers and fire eaters. >>> coming up, why they are planning to resume the remains of yasser arafat in a few days. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> this is abc7 news. >> veteran actor and '80s icon larry hagman has died. hag is probably best known as the oil baron j.r. august on the hit series "dallas." he appeared from 1978 to 1991. earlier this year he revived his j.r. role in a reboot of the series on cable. according to a dallas newspaper, costars linda gray and patrick duffy were at his bedside when he died. he was 81 years old. >> new this morning the remains of yasser arafat w
a choice between two ditts or two parties. it's a choice between two divisions for america. >> president obama is also attending rallies today in ohio and iowa while governor romney is making his final push in ohio and florida. at one point, the two will only be seven miles apart, holding rallies in columbus. >> if you believe america should be on a better course, if you are tired of being tired, then i ask you to vote for a real change. >> reporter: rot claims a second -- mitt romney claims a second term threatens the american american. both campaigns are ex-- threatens the american economy. a research poll shows president obama edging ahead with a 3- point lead. a rasmussen poll shows romney up by 1. another poll by -- poll by cnn shows both candidates in a tie. >>> thousands of local voters will not be heading to the polls. that's because one of them have already cast their ballots. ktvu brian flores spoke to some of them. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. i just got the -- i just got off the phone with the directors or -- >> back to the line. >> reporter: voters in the bay area are
-time voters, rich people, poor people, blue collar workers, all the people who believe in america going to the polls, every state of our union today joining together at the ballot boxes, and we will be bringing you the results. we are here to tell you who won, why throughout this evening and what's next. it's your voice as we've been saying and your vote tonight. >> diane, it has been a long, bitter and expensive race. deadlocked most of the way and revealed an america divided in so many ways. tonight, all of you are going to tip the balance. >> and now we are ready to begin because we have three projections to make because the polls have closed in six states and we are ready to go. here it is. indiana, this state has switched, president obama won it four years ago, governor romney has won it this time. it is not a surprise, though. we were expecting governor romney to take indiana. kentucky, this is a very red state and governor romney has taken kentucky, as well, tonight. and vermont, a very blue state weighing in early and president obama, abc news, based on the exit polls is ready t
, hospital corporation of america, will go on strike at 7:00 a.m. they are upset about staffing, sick leave and other issues. the strike at sutter hospitals is planned for two days. the strike at the san jose hospital set for one day. the hospitals have hired replacements on a 5 day contract. officials say because of the contracts the striking nurses will not be allowed to return to work till sunday. >>> in a game that was supposed to feature two of the top ranked defenses in the nfl, the 49ers without alex smith, jumped all over the bears, winning 32-7. back up quarterback was terrific out dueling jason campbell. 243 yards, 2 touchdowns, while the 49ers rolled. coming up, gary will have highlights and more on the question, will he start next week over alex myth -- smith. >>> a 65-year-old woman kidnapped sexually assaulted, left by the road, the suspect only 14 and today we are getting our first look at him. still photos were allowed in court today. he made his first court appearance. they will try hip as an adult because -- try him as an adult. he approached the woman, kidnapped, sexually
sober. she's due back in court january 7th. for "good morning america," rob nelson, abc news, new york. >> a lot of luck involved in a lot of people not getting hurt there. >> absolutely. >> that was something. >>> let's get the weather from sam. >> we start to look for pattern changes before we head into the holiday week. we're in the cold pattern for most of the country. luckily, by the time we get into next week, we have mild air and watch it shoot up into the middle of the country. taking over most of the country. the jet stream riding high. there's two wet spots to worry about in the country. one of them is the northwest, watching a few storms come in. and we think we might have coastal storms running up the coastline next week. we have to plan this out and see how close they are. but that could mean the mid-atlantic to the northeast, the other wet zone on the map. here's what's going on today. look at the nice, dry air that moves in. okay, it's a little chilly. it's drier than it was yesterday. boston, 28 degrees. portland, 26. new york at 31. good morning, pittsburgh, at 33 degr
the election. >> our fight goes on because america always does best. everybody does their fair share and plays by the same rules. that is what we believe and what you elected me in 2008 that. is why i'm running for second term of president of the united states. >> it's been a hectic day as well for mitt romney comp yaining in ohio, virginia and new hampshire after starting in orlando, florida. the republican saying the president failed to live up to his promises and urged supporters to get to polls tomorrow. >> we have one job left to, make certain everybody who is qualified to vote gets out to vote. we need every vote in florida. >> the final poll at the campaign shows president obama leading romney nationally. the same poll reflects a four day rolling average showed romney head by a point on thursday. >> in florida thousands of people waited in lines around state to vote by absentee ballot. some people waited three to four hours. this process allows voters to request ballots or return ballots by mail over the weekend people waited up to eight hours to vote. democrats blame republican governo
into the bay area right now. >> and diabetes in america, new should o is you had shows where it is hitting the country the hardest. >> and protests taking place in the u.s. coast to coast as both sides try to be heard. >> and general david petraeus is telephoning right now on capitol hill. we'll break down what to expect >>> welcome back. oosh section of contra costa county, along all the way to berkeley, showing wet weather, this is heading over to benicia, concord, pleasant hill. lafayette. walnut creek, moraga, whole 24 corridor is getting wet. there is the dumbarton bridge showing a little wetness headed over to hayward and fremont. more rain offshore so it will be progressively heavier for the back half of the morning commute. heavy rain this morning. another bout in the evening hours. wettest day will be tomorrow. finally drier sunday afternoon and monday. temperatures in the low to mid-50s. >> eric: happening on capitol hill, former c.i.a. director david petraeus is preparing to field questions from lawmakers about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. his appearance
by the hospital corporation of america will be going on strike in one hour. they're upset about staffing levels the police and other issues and. the strike at the san jose hospital of schedule for one day. when the strike is over would be time to go back to work because be naso has hired replacement workers for five days. they said that the workers will not be allowed back until sunday. >> redwood fire is assisting with the water main break at brewster. we can see the video showing the damage on the roadway. this came in about 3:00 a.m. this morning crews said they did have to evacuate some of the nearby homes but the evacuation order has been lifted. in a dance by a ruptured and it has been capped. >> 6 of 7:00 a.m. on the kron4 news and we'll be back with more in just a few minutes. @ñ >> the man accused of kidnapping his two young children for less emphasis go home in september will be in court for a preliminary hearing this morning. 43 ron christopher laissez was arrested after a four day pursuit by authorities after he stole a yacht and dump them with his kids and took off. the yacht ran
that remains deadlocked. >> after four years as president, you know me. >> it is time to lead america to a better place. ♪ you make me feel >> reporter: from katy perry in wisconsin -- ♪ >> reporter: to dave matthews in have virginia, the stars turned out for the president saturday. while nascar legend richard petty revved things up in iowa for mitt romney. ♪ kid rock opening romney's biggest rally in ohio on friday. but this weekend is all about closing arguments. on saturday the president made his case in ohio, wisconsin, iowa, and virginia, where he enlisted former president bill clinton to help had him close the gap with white working class voters, and to remind them about recent boone times under a democratic president. >> barack obama is a proven cooperator. >> everybody is doing their fair share, and everybody is playing by the same rules. that's what we believe. that's why you elected bill clinton in 1992. >> reporter: mitt romney made stops in new hampshire, iowa, and colorado can on saturday be and continued to push his key argument -- the economy will be stronger unde
. >> in his victory speech president obama took a very bipartisan tone. he stated that america voted for action and not politics. >> will take a moment to listen to the gop candidate mitt romney. here is a portion of we have to say. >> i do not believe that there has ever been an effort on our party to what w you have done. thank you for all hours of work. the calls and the appearances. you get deeply from yourself and you performed magnificent leap. you inspired us and you humbled us. if you have been the very best. >> the republicans still maintain control of the house representatives. the voters won both parties to find common ground on issues such as the economy. the dimmer kravis did put i wordemocrats still remain in control of the senate. they grabbed two seats that were formerly held by republicans. democrats also put down republican people and ohio. president obama will still be dealt with a divided congress. >> prompt 30 passes in the governor was not able to get a budget done. he stated that these increases-stashed 6 billion revenue is expected to be raised due to this bei
congress as america approaches the fits cal clinch. >>> and trouble on eastbound 24 and find out why westbound 24 is a mess headed the other way. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, november 7th. this morning, the state of florida remains too close to call but president obama has more than the 270 electoral votes needed to win re- election. the race was called after the president captured several battleground states including ohio, colorado, wisconsin and iowa. [ cheers ] >> thousands of supporters cheered as the president, first lady and their two daughters emerged at the victory party. >> while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> president obama and his family spent the in chicago. >>> mitt romney made his concession speech just after midnight. romney said he and paul ryan gave everything they had
at arlington national cemetery. the president will lay a wreath there later on this morning. >>> one of america's most decorated veterans, david petraeus, is behind closed doors today, two days after his stunning resignation of cia director. it began as an investigation into harassing e-mails and ended with him admitting to an extramarital affair. this morning in an nbc news exclusive we'll hear from his former spokesman who talked to the general after all of this broke and says petraeus is very sorry for what he did. >>> and a bit later general petraeus is the latest in a long list of powerful men who have been involved in high-profile cheating scandals so we'll ask why do they do it? our experts will weigh in. >> also ahead, it has been nearly two weeks since hurricane sandy. thousands are still in the dark. meantime, the destruction is inspiring many others to help out -- to lend a helping hand. we'll take you to hard hit coney island. >>> plus, with thanksgiving right around the corner, why you could be getting the stuffing kicked out of your wallet if you are traveling. we'll try to help y
of women in america. we you saw some of these faces yesterday's among the new members collect. i said then that they were part of the most the first caucus in the history of the world. the first time their parliamentary body would have a party with a majority of women and minorities. we are very very proud of that. i said yes to day we did not have the majority but we have the gavel. excuse may. we do not have the gavel. (laughter) >> we have our on gavel. we have something more important. we have unity. we do not have the gavel we do not have the majority but we have unity. i think our caucus this morning demonstrated that very clearly. i come here with my sisters when i came to congress to of the five years ago there were 23 members of congress who were women. out of 435 just think of that. 12 democrats and 11 republicans something like that. today we have over 60 house democratic women. (cheers and applause) not enough we want more. but all of us who are there that doesn't of bus and took responsibility tdozen of us trio take responsibility. i am proud that in california our delega
sales went on inside. >> we want to get a message out that there's a better america possible. >> reporter: in sacramento, california, tempers flared thursday at this kmart. >> push me and i'll stab one of you. >> reporter: and at indianapolis, mayhem at another kmart when it ran out of tvs. >> the cops were called in. it's a mad house. >> reporter: but this morning, while the discounts are deep, experts say the lines may not be nearly as long. according to ibm commerce, 68% of annual black friday shoppers are staying home. choosing to do their buying online. sales for internet purchases already soaring, nearly 18%. also adding to the reduced crowds this morning, sales that started thursday night. >> thank you. >> reporter: this woman stocked up on tvs, well before her turkey settled. >> i saved $616. >> reporter: so, if you're at home, you're probably wondering to yourself, are there any deals out there? best buy says they have items that never go on sale. like this ipod touch. you buy it you get a $25 gift card. and the beats by dre headphones, 10% off this weekend. but the
.m. today same hours through monday. they have a grievance the habit hood assistance corporation of america putting this on. they have a grievance with bank -- they have agreements to lower interest rates if they had adjustable that ballooned extraordinarily or if there was a predatory loan for example a no interest lone they will be here today, they are offering loans to people who are looking to buy a house, people already have a house, one of those people looking for assistance the first person in line today is he will hand degree lawrence he lives -- is you are fully employed you've got a house like many houses went down in value over the years. you have been at these events before. what was the difficulty before? >> my mortgage has become less affordable since the second time i came. the first time i wasn't able to go through the whole process. since then, i feel that since my mortgage is less afford , i think they can help me. >> reporter: you have about a 5% plus loan now. what are you looking to get? >> i'm hoping to get around what the rates are going for around threes, which will
city, the tax that voters will be considering in richmond. >>> america will choose its next president day we break down the electoral map and show the swing states that president obama and mitt romney need to win. >> reporter: i'm terry mcsweeney in san francisco with the most experienced poll worker in the city and county of san francisco, maybe in the united states. in just a couple of minutes you will meet 96-year-old alicia kennedy still on-the-job. >>> here's a live look at the bay bridge, earlier hit-and-run accident at treasure island still blocking left lane, reason for sluggish traffic on upper deck that san francisco. more of your election day >>> good morning, 6:29. i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm eric thomas. a few minutes ago we told that you katie would air at 3 p.m. at its usual time slot but it will not because of the election day coverage it will air at 2 p.m. today. >> by that time it is going to be pretty warm. are we talking about a lot of cities? >> probably three or four not as many as yesterday we had up to nine around the bay area and a couple more around salinas
an extramarital affair. he's one ever america's most decorated generals. he's been called a national hero. they said he was having a relationship with his biographer, paula broadwell. they said the relationship was discovered after the fbi saw e-mails that raised concerns. broadwell is a graduate of the military academy at west point and spent 15 years. she is married with two children. david petraeus met his wife holly at west point, his wife. senator dianne feinstein said i wish president obama had not accepted the resignation but i understand and accept the decision. here's peter king. >> the country is going to lose. obviously this hurts general petreas, but it hurts the country more. he's a man of extraordinary dedication, extraordinarily hard-working. >> this comes days before petreas was to testify about the attack on benghazi, libya that killed ambassador christopher stevens. good morning america will have in about an hour. >> two residents have died from eating poison mushrooms. an employee and two others are in the hospital. a caregiver pick the wild mushrooms growing at the hom
for america's obesity problem. >>> the tiny bottle promising a big caffeine jolt. new concerns raced -- raised about 5 hour energy. >>> dow is up more than 18 points. we go live to the new york stock exchange >>> welcome back many doppler radar covering the entire state, radar returns off the coast around los angeles and san diego where most of the moisture from our storm system is going now. it will shift north to the south of the monterey bay around big sur during the afternoon while the rest of us see increasing clouds 50s tahoe, mid 60s chico, yosemite, big sur, 68 san diego, 71, l.a. all of us will get rain tomorrow and snow over the weekend. >>> 6:44. let's check in with josh for a preview what is coming up on gma. >>> good thursday morning. coming up the software mogul on the run speaking out to abc news about the murder of his neighbor in belize and why he fears the police there. exclusive reporting on the case this morning. also our legal panel of dan abrams and nancy grace join us with their takes right here on "good morning america." >>> today ucff will release a new study highlight
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america sends its sons and daughters to these senior commanders they expect absolute integrity and the highest level of personal conduct, as they should. and so i can't be the judge here. we don't have all the facts. i think we have to wait and see. it sounds like secretary panetta is taking a very prudent approach and we'll have to see how that's played out. >> what did you think when you heard jill kelley, this tampa socialite, had gotten letters from both general petraeus and general allen on behalf of her sister involved in a custody fight. is that normal or is that unusual at all? >> i wouldn't say it's normal but i would also say it's not unusual. if both generals knew the sister and her family situation and were able to make some sort of character comments in a letter that would be helpful in any kind of a proceeding then as friends you're obligated to do that, of course. >> no one should jump to -- go ahead, i'm sorry. >> i'm sorry. go ahead, charlie. >> no one should jump to conclusions here, obviously. i think we've been warned about that. but do you, knowing washingt
was penniless when he came to america for a better life after escaping nazi germany. and now the wealthy restaurateur wants to give back. sharon chin with the story of survival and his legacy. >> please join me to in weather. coming m rolf lewis. >> reporter: he is giving them the largest gift in history am. >> i was looking a place to put the hard-earned dollars over the years i have gathered. >> reporter: he is donating $8.5 million to transform meadowlands hall into a state- of-the-art science complex for nursing and occupational therapy a gift from a grateful harm. >> i'm returning to america what american has given to me. >> reporter: lewis was 15 when he says the gestapo threw his father into a concentration camp in 1938 for opposing hitler. months later a commander let the whole family escape. >> we were of course very, very depressed and very shall i say sad that the germany which we loved in a way had turned against us. >> reporter: the family of five fled to shanghai, china. they scraped by confined to a 16-block area after japan invaded china in world war ii. >> we carried su
that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> governor romney gracious in defeat. >> i ran for office because i'm concerned about america. this electiois over, but our principles endure. >> for the president the hard fought campaign is behind him, but the real work of turning around a troubled and still divided country begins anew today, wednesday, november 7th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," decision 2012, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from democracy plaza. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a 7:00 a.m. on the west coast on a wednesday. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie with a late night here on democracy plaza or should i say early morning, but in either case, it wasn't as late as some people expected. >> not to take away from the hours you all put in last night, but fact of the matter is we were thinking that maybe we would come on the air this morning with this still undecided, and it was called fairly early in the evening by political standards in a divided country. >> yeah. >> we should
in america's most densely pop you lated area. >> he was a source of strength in an oakland community that desperately need add leader. the promise made by the chief of police after mr. marcus was shot and killed in his own store. >> unexpected. >> in berkeley the search for a wounded deer and whoever decided to shoot it with a bow and arrow. >>> good evening i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. new damage estimated from superstorm sandy could make it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history after hurricane katrina. the estimates are between $30 and $50 billion. that includes economic losses, property damage and lost business. 90 people are known to have died in the storm. that number could go up. 4.5million people in 12 states are still without power tonight. cbs 5 reporter sharon chin has more now. >> reporter: some of the subway lines are rolling again. many people are finding recovery slow. they're out of gas, out of food, and out of patience. tensions flair on the road to new york city. traffic jams and gas lines stretched for miles in a commute of chaos. >> get in front
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